HB0174 – Six Equestrian/Saddlery Retail Stores for Sale

Reference Number: HB0174


Turnover: £2.6m

Status: SOLD

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Business overview

As a group, the stores represent an opportunity for an experienced retail management team to enter or re-enter this segment of the sporting and outdoor pursuits market.

They may also be of interest to suppliers of feeds and/or equestrian equipment keen to extend control of their own channel of retail distribution.

Or individually they may be attractive to existing saddlers interested in re-locating within their own catchment area.

The businesses are for sale or are equally open to offers of a merger or joint venture initiative.

All the stores have traded as saddleries for many years, including prior to acquisition by the present owners, and have built a reputation and goodwill in their local equestrian communities.

As a result of a business restructuring, these six saddleries are available for sale as a group of as individual businesses in their own right.

The present owners plan to retain their flagship store and mail order business. They are willing to discuss with new owners distributor agreements and/or concessions of their very popular and well promoted own label products.


Five stores are leasehold. The freehold to one unit in Scotland is in the same overall group ownership and is for sale with the store. With the agreement of the respective landlord, some premises might be split or shared with other sporting, outdoor pursuit or pets retail businesses.

Reason for sale

As a result of a business restructuring.


Each store has an experienced manager.

The staff are experienced equestrians and possess good knowledge of the products sold.

Financial overview

Store Location Sq.ft. Expiry Sales p.a.
A Buckinghamshire (town centre) 5,100 5/21 £345k
B Derbyshire (town centre) 4,000 expired £335k
C Yorkshire (town centre) 5,000 4/12 £215k
D Gloucestershire (town edge) 4,000 3/16 £480k
E Scotland     (city off-centre) 5,400 1/31 £535k
F Scotland     (out of town) 8,000 11/21 £715k
Offers invited

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